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Fried Pie Recipe #2  (shown in picture)

Fried Pie Machine  more info.

 
 
 

Video of Fried Pie Machine!

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 Tip:

Dave Sargent of Sargent Farms recommends frying your fried pies in peanut oil or soy bean oil.  These oils don't seem to penetrate the dough, making your pies less greasy.

Thanks Dave!.

 

Pastry:
3 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons sugar
3/4 cup lard or shortening (we prefer lard)
3/4 cup milk
Filling:
3 cups dried fruit (apples, apricots, peaches or prunes)
1 1/2 cups water
6 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Allspice
Method:
Mix together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.  Cut in the
lard/shortening with a pastry blender,
or fork, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. 
Sprinkle milk over flour mixture
mixing lightly with hands until dough
comes together in a ball. 
Do not over work the dough.
 
Filling: Cook the dried fruit in the water
simmering over low heat for about 30
minutes, until very soft.  Cool and mash
fruit slightly.  Stir in sugar and spices.
Assembly:  Divide the dough into 12
balls.  Roll out or shape with the Fried
Pie Press into 5" circles.  Place 2 table-
spoons filling onto one side of the
dough. Using water, wet the dough
edge slightly. Fold dough over filling making a
half moon. Crimp with a fork to seal well.
Deep Fry in hot oil 375 degrees  3 to 4 minutes until
golden brown. Sprinkle with icing sugar or glaze with
icing sugar mixed with a little water.